Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 10/15 knots tending southwesterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Tue 15:56 EST
17:23 EST Authorities have sent emergency alerts to tens of thousands of people in NSW's Hunter region as forecasters warn wild weather will worsen after earlier claiming three lives.